DETROIT (AP) — U.S. immigration officials have arrested a Canadian kayaker who told them he landed on the Detroit River’s Detroit shore because he was looking for a place to urinate.

Court documents show Jack Haddow Bishop later changed his story and said he was playing poker at the Motor City Casino. Records don’t show his hometown.

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Bishop was arrested June 9 near Old Fort Wayne and is jailed awaiting a June 25 arraignment for unlawful re-entry.

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Records show Bishop was stopped at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel in 2006 and permanently barred from entering the U.S. He has a criminal record in Chatham and Windsor, Ontario, and is a registered sex offender.

The Associated Press left a phone message Monday seeking comment from his lawyer at the Detroit federal defender’s office.

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